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Day: June 10, 2008

Microsoft Tech

I am so far behind in my usage of Microsoft technologies.  I haven’t installed Windows Server 2008 anywhere.  I haven’t installed Exchange 2007 on any system.  I haven’t tried Sharepoint Server 2007.  I feel so lame.  They have SP1 on these for crying out loud.  I am way behind. I don’t have a server in the garage anymore.  I can’t upgrade us at work because there is no time and I would get killed if I lost our data. Has anyone used these new versions?  Is there anything noteworthy?  I wish Microsoft had citrix virtual machines so you could try…

What Microsoft should do about Windows

This will probably never make it to someone who actually matters on the Microsoft Windows team, but who knows.  It’s worth a try.  You never know. The Microsoft WIndows team should spend the next 3 years NOT adding new features.  They should spend the entire time improving performance and quality.  The reason MacOS X is much better than Windows Vista is the exact reason why Windows 2000 was so much better than MacOS 9.  It’s faster and more reliable. Users like fancy graphics in general, but that is not the critical aspect of the operating system.  Speed and reliability are…